Maidstone to Brighton by train

  • First train
    04:56
  • Last train
    22:58
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 51m
  • Distance
    68 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    58
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 35m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Maidstone to Brighton by train

Fast trains from Maidstone to Brighton take around 1 hour and 51 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 68 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Maidstone and Brighton.

1. Are there direct trains from Maidstone to Brighton?

Journeys between Maidstone and Brighton usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 56 departures on the route from Maidstone to Brighton every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 59 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Maidstone to Brighton?

The Maidstone to Brighton train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 51 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Maidstone to Brighton train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Brighton is usually scheduled to depart Maidstone around 04:56 and the last train is around 23:11. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Maidstone around 06:25, and the last at 21:01.

When to book Maidstone to Brighton train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Maidstone to Brighton by train.

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Which train companies operate between Maidstone and Brighton?

More than one train company operates on the route from Maidstone to Brighton, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Gatwick Express
  • London Underground
  • Southeastern
  • Southern
  • Thameslink
  • UK Rail Connections

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.